1. a professor waiting for a grad student to actually make a point

    hazardousfemme:

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    a.k.a., my adviser

    phdstudents

    i actually mis-read this and thought it said “a grad student waiting for a professor to actually make a point”. ¬†unsure whether it’s sad or funny that it works both ways (both, it’s both).

     
     

  2. waiting for the committee to make their decision on my thesis

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  3. when the university puts up a new massive portrait in the main building

     
     

  4. struggling with the mind body dualism

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  5. when people ask you if you will get married after you graduate

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    submitted by [onlyhumannotanangel]

     
     

  6. when my advisor comes into the office

    her:

    me:

     
     

  7. how most academic research goes

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  8. when someone asks how my thesis is relevant in the real world

     
     

  9. when a deadline suddenly approaches

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  10. when i look around the grad office

    phdstudents:

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    throwback thursday! first presented on june 5, 2013!

     
     

  11. what i figure i would be doing if i stayed in industry instead of pursuing academia

     
     

  12. the best thing about book launches

     
     

  13. why my thesis is taking so long

     
     

  14. when i look at the job market

     
     

  15. every time my alma mater sends me fundraising emails